Relatability isn’t the key; it’s the Word

Some folks have been getting a bit annoyed with St Michael’s Church in Bournemouth going through a rebrand and calling itself St Mike’s. I find

The scariest verse in the Bible and how it should focus our minds on the task at hand

Let me share with you the scariest, most terrifying verse, in all of the Bible for church leaders. No, not the ones about giving to

Don’t despise transfer growth

A lot of us like to take pot shots at transfer growth. At one level, I get it. There is nothing especially exciting about growing

Five ways to get involved in ministry to deprived communities

I am occasionally asked (very occasionally, I should add) how people can support the work of churches in deprived communities. There are lots of ways

Maybe children aren’t the future

Last week, Andy Prime put out a Twitter thread of snippets from Roy Joslin’s book Urban Harvest. I have recently been reading that book too,

Four ways to lead people towards membership

We’ve all been there. A new person or couple turn up at church and have been coming for a while. They are on the fringe

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